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Nomination Process for FERWAFA Presidential Polls Today

by Bonnie Mugabe
8:24 am

Adolphe Kalisa is the president of the FERWAFA Electoral Committee/Internet Photo

The FERWAFA Electoral Committee has announced the road map to the 2017 FERWAFA presidential polls with the nomination process scheduled to start on November 15 to 28, 2017.

The presidential elections for Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) will be held on December 30, 2017 at Lemigo Hotel.

The development was confirmed by Adolphe Kalisa in a press conference held on Tuesday at Rwanda Football Federation headquarters situated in Remera.

Kalisa said, “All aspiring candidates for the FERWAFA Executive Committee will start picking forms from Wednesday November 15 and this will last until November 28, 2017 at 17h00,”

“We have already sent out guidelines to FERWAFA members on the modalities of the upcoming election process for the FERWAFA Executive Committee,”

“We expect to conduct free and fair elections,” added Kalisa.

The Ferwafa Executive Committee that will serve a four-year term from 2018 to 2021.

Besides Kalisa, La Jeunesse president Nsabimana Boniface is the vice president of the body while Niyobuhungiro Fidel (Mukura VS), Muhozi Masuhuko Paulin (Gakenke WFC) and Ndashimye Emmanuel (Bugesera Fc) are elected seating members.

The FERWAFA General Secretary Uwamahoro Tharcille Latifah oversees the secretariat activities of the electoral committee.

The roadmap to the 2017 FERWAFA Executive Committee elections is as follows;

November 15-28, 2017: Picking and returning nomination forms

November 29- December 1, 2017: Scrutineering candidates’ nomination files

December 8 2017: Receiving petitions and hearing appeals if any

December 11, 2017: Declaration of Candidates

December 12-29, 2017: Official campaigning period of declared candidates

December 30, 2017: Elections & Announcing the FERWAFA Executive Committee

January 5, 2018: Submission of election report